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aim jim donovan. confrontation unfolded on the treats of frankford just before 11:00 o'clock where jan carabao picks up the story. >> this is first time like, i actually thought i would die. >> reporter: pastor robert cook works with youth and said he had a gunpointed at him before but this time he was outside his frankford home with his 12 year-old on by his side. man with the rifle approached and demanded money. >> i turned like i would get my wallet, but i was just stalling. he hit me hard in the back of the head with the gun. >> reporter: it was just before 11:00 o'clock thursday night, pastor cook, his wife and that are son had just returned to the 1,000 block of pratt street from a concert, when the attempted robber did not know both cook and his wife are licensed to carry. his wife had her gun. >> and i heard, my wife, saying tropical the gun. she has got her gun. he turned towards her, and i said shoot him. the shoot him. she shot him. >> reporter: shot in the leg police say suspect initially got away by jumping on the
running board of the passing suv. officers eventually tracked him down after decide to go check nearby frankford hospital for gunshot victims. >> right outside of the hospital in the 4900 block have of frankford avenue they saw a male, fitting the description, limping. >> while he is bruised, pastor cook just pleased his family was not hurt but the outcome could have been different. >> when we got our guns we got them but hope we never to have use them. but if it comes down to my family or him, it is him, sorry. >> reporter: pastor cook's church is right by his home and he will have a new story to tell. as for that robbery suspect he is in custody and police believe this shooting was just final n frankford jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". in other news stolen guns are adding to the illegal weapons already on the streets of philadelphia today. federal alcohol tobacco and firearms agents, are searching for burglars, who stolen more than a dozen guns from a mayfair gun store. authorities say that 17 firearms, including 12 hand
guns, have been stolen from lock's philadelphia gun exchange over the past three weeks. there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. meanwhile investigators are trying to figure out what caused this deadly head on crash in dover, involving a delaware state trooper. it happened last night on route one southbound near exit 98. police say a chevy driven by a 77 year-old man was driving the wrong way. when he slammed into the trooper's cruiser. the driver of the car who was not wearing a seat belt at the time was killed, the 22-year old trooper was air lifted from the scene, with non-life threatening injuries. new york city police detective is recovering this noon after being attacked with a meat cleaver. happen during rush hour near pen station. investigators say detective was helping officers subdue the suspect, who was trying to remove a parking boot from his car. authorities say suspect slapped the detective in the face during the struggle. officers fired nearly 20 shots
shooting the suspect. >> i want to comment them for their bravery and performance of duty, and push back right off of that, above the number of shots that were fired. the shots were fired, to the attack on my officers by this suspect. >> and that suspect is now in critical condition, and another officer suffered a grazed wound. we want to switch gears now and check on this beautiful weather that we're having. >> we have. it has been a good day to day g day yesterday. is that a sign of what is to come this weekend. the lets check the forecast with meteorologist lauren casey live on the cbs-3 sky deck. hi there lauren. >> hi guys, cool start to the day across the delaware valley. our coolest is three months time probably has you reaching for the jacket this morning especially in norristown. we have dropped down to 45 degrees to start off on a friday morning. forty-six in allentown. quakertown calling out in the mid 40's this morning, mays landing, 47 and we went to 49 degrees at medford lakes but with all of the sunshine
we have warmed up quite efficiently. definitely don't need that jacket the anymore. 74 degrees right now in philadelphia a. seventy-three in the lehigh valley and mid to low 70's right now down the shore. dry air certainly in place after a hot and humid first half of the week. do you remember on wednesday we had a steam factor record high temperatures but now getting a nice taste of fall with dew points in the 40's and 50's where they will remain for the rest of the afternoon. storm scan three is showing us quiet conditions, just a couple of high cloud, otherwise, abundant sunshine and across the region today, beautiful conditions, topping off at 79 degrees in philadelphia. a high of 74 down the shore and a beautiful day for a hike in the poconos at 70 degrees. big college game tomorrow maybe heading out to state college, watch temple taking on nittany lions partly sunny conditions humid with a chance of the stray shower late but more formidable rain chance necessary to sunday and we will break out timing of the much needed rainfall and potential for storms in your full forecast coming up. thanks, lauren.
consumer products safety commission is warning users of the samsung galaxy note seven to turn off their phones immediately. about a million of the smart phones in the u.s. are under recall and the president of the samsung is apologizing. chris van cleve is inside the consumer products safety commission and has the story. >> reporter: at this demonstration shows, even a small, lit they um ion battery can cause blistering flames if it malfunctions. the samsung galaxy note seven phone a serious fire has air. samsung's u.s. president apologized on thursday. >> we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expect and deserve. for that we apologize. >> reporter: faa says that the only way to fly with the phonies by turning it off, keeping it unplugged on board and out of check baggage. >> have you ever seen a inning is will product singled out like this, do not turn this phone on a plane, we strongly suggest this or for an airline we will not let eye this phone
on our plane. >> reporter: dan ackerman is senior editor at c-net and said samsung fulled and strung out a recall process. >> the recall process took longer then anybody thought because samsung tried to do it by themselves at first. >> reporter: from the cpsc, they agreed. he said samsung should have brought in the government right away to handle the recall. >> it is not a recipe for successful recall for a company to go out on its own. >> reporter: 97 percent of the million or so of these phones in the u.s. sold have a defective battery. so far only 130,000 have been returned for a refund or exchanged for a fixed device, and there are reports that the cpsc is looking into other samsung devices that have had reports of fires. chris van cleve, cbs news, bethesda, maryland. meanwhile a better day for apple. the i phone seven is now in stores. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch visited apple store in center city where some customers spent the night
eagerly waiting to get their hand the on the latest model. >> i have the iphone seven plus. >> reporter: drew maguire is lucky new owner of the slick silver iphone seven plus a model so hottest specially in jet black that it is on back order, sold out on line and in short supply, at the walnut the street apple store and around the world. >> i have it right here. >> iphone seven series looks much like those two models before it but you look again, drew showed us his new dual lens camera snaps iphone sharpens images yet even at zoom. >> unaudible. >> reporter: his phone, new headphones, the seven, phases out ear plug in jack in favor of the lightening cable and wireless connections. take aways from the iphone seven launch. many customers we saw left the store without even opening the iphone box. now some, to savior their new purchase, others to turn a profit. >> i will wait until i get home. >> reporter: keep the cell on. >> yes.
>> reporter: iphone seven retail price starts at $650, topping off close to 1,000 for a top model seven plus. apple's second series of watches debuted too but the iphone seven got fans like chad hall to drive down from brooklyn, new york overnight. >> for the six i waited in line for 23 hours. now number 47. today, only about eight hours and i'm number 17. >> reporter: and, for the next iphone he hopes to crack top five. in center city, justin finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". like a competition out there. coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" road rage caught on camera. >> and one of the drivers involve was behind the wheel of the school bus, find out how many students were on board. birther issue is back in the campaign conversation we will have the latest on the candidates and controversy over president obama's birthplace. stay with
well come back, check out this cell phone video of the shocking road rage incident in lakewood, new jersey. in the video, you can see that the school busies trying to pass a fedex tractor trailer, but the truck cuts the bus off and won't let it pass. fedex says it is looking into the matter. school bus company has already fired their driver, and police are now investigating. well, we are now just 52 days until election day, hillary clinton and donald trump are in a virtual dead heat. >> the birther question is now back in the campaign conversation, donald trump's
campaign issued a statement saying trump believes president obama was born in the u.s. >> cbs news correspondent craig boswell has the very latest from the white house. >> reporter: donald trump's campaign issued a statement about president obama's place of birth last night, that said mr. trump believes that president obama was born in the united states. >> i was pretty confident about where i was born, i think most people were as well. >> reporter: birther issue reemerge in the campaign last week when trump told washington post i'll answer that question at the right time, i just don't want to answer it yet. trump spoke at his new hotel here in washington, hillary clinton is also in town less than a mile from here addressing black women's agenda symposium. clinton sharply criticized trump's birther stance. >> for five years he has led the birther movement to delegitimized our first black president. he is feed go into the worst
impulses the bigotry and bias that lurks in our country. >> reporter: while clinton and trump battle for votes new poll shows presidential race in a tie, clinton lead trump 41 to 40 percent when third party candidates are included. craig boswell for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". new this noon a camden woman is and rest charged with hindering investigation in the shooting death of a child in camden last month. police say she key a land provided a false alibi for person of interest in the death of gabriel carter. carter was shot near her home on south eighth street in camden in late august. she was just eight years old. there is a 76 toll air reward for information leading authorities to her killer. and still ahead on "eyewitness news". >> theft by numbers, who is stealing a address, seriously actual house numbers. see the surveillance video coming up, lauren. we will get another nice day, today but humidity will creep backup as we head in the
upcoming weekend and we have a chance of actual rainfall and i'll let you know when to expect that in the full forecast coming
up just after this. for senate, a clear difference. katie mcginty: for background checks, for banning assault weapons, and banning high-capacity ammunition clips. and pat toomey? against an assault weapons ban and against banning high capacity ammo clips like those used in the orlando massacre. listen to pat toomey brag: "i have had a perfect record with the nra." pat toomey gets an "a" from the nra. he's not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
welcome back. good night to be a pirates fan at citizens bank park, that is pirates starter chad cools dad who watched his son pitch the pirates to an easy win, he went to the university of delaware and had 1100 fans in the stands, after cools left the game pirates continued to entertain their fans, they scored 12 runs, after the seventh inning, and beat the phillies 15-two. ouch. the phillies are back at it tonight, they play marlins in south philadelphia first pitch, 7:05. well, hopefully it will be better outcome for eag who also play this monday night in chicago. >> carson wentz will be in the prime time spotlight, rookie qb was, great in his exciting debut at the link last week
but his next challenge will be on the road in enemy territory and on national tv. >> it goes back to kind of how i have approached this all the waste back to the draft process. you just have to block out, you know, the noise whether that is media or whatever that may be. good, bad, whatever it may be and focus on ball and getting better each week. the good, bad, indifference it doesn't matter you have to focus and take it day by day. >> lauren, i'm focusing day by day on the weather forecast. today is beautiful. >> a beautiful day. remember early this week there was such hot weather, humid, miserable, yesterday, arrived, and beautiful. >> all a distant memory and today we are getting much of the same, sunshine, low humidity, and high temperatures in the 70's. we like that. beautiful conditions. heading down the shore check out this scene, oh, it is relaxing just to look at. people outside in the water enjoying themselves having a day off on a friday looking
live on sky scan three in ocean city new jersey. shore cast looking awesome. good for tomorrow. it gets dicey as we head into sunday but we are enjoying a beautiful day here in center city philadelphia getting a live look from the distance from the palmyra nature cove in new jersey. 74 degrees. seventy-four in center city. east wind at 8 miles an hour no feels like temperature. humidity levels are so nice and comfortable. still cool in the poconos. we will start off in the 30's this morning. we are at 64 in mount pocono. seventy-three in wilmington. 72 degrees in wildwood. we have an on shore flow for that sea breeze picking up. 69 degrees is in ocean city. it will feel great with the low humidity values but they creep backup as we head into tomorrow. steamy as we head into sunday in advance of the cold front and dew points are dropping off as we head throughout the day on monday but today down right awesome. 79 degrees, lot of sunshine. looking great the for your friday night plans. mostly clear, cool, keep windows opened with the
overnight low of 60 degrees. check in on the tropics we have julia nearby, south east coast but that will spin, not much movement. not a problem. also not a problem tropical storm ian flying up out of the rings there moving so fast up in the northern atlantic. we have newly formed tropical storm karl, a west coast of africa. still well off. this is a system we have to watch this is coming days but for right now we are watching sunshine. storm scan three showing us very quiet conditions, our next cold front is a wind at this time, portions of the midwest and will continue to move its way east pound and arrive as we head into sunday. it is a half and half weekend. tomorrow we will stay dry increasing clouds and then on sunday scattered showers and thunderstorms break out and some of those showers could linger in the first half of the day on monday and future weather will confirm that for us, so dry conditions, with a few more clouds around, tomorrow, could see a shower popping up late in the daze up toward poconos and as we head into sunday scattered showers and thunderstorms developing especially in the prime
heating of the day continuing in the evening hours and then some of the models project ago this we could see heavier rain late sunday night, early monday morning, so stay tuned for that evolving forecast. shore looking great over next couple days but watching out for showers and thunderstorms developing as we head into sunday and also watching out down the shore today for a high risk of rip currents because of that on shore flow and because of the full moon. be sure you swim in front of the life guard throughout the day to daze and tomorrow. weekend wet day will be on sunday but we do desperately need rainfall. 85 degrees as we head into monday. the showers lingering around in the morning. tuesday lower humidity once again still warm at 85 degrees and it looks like a warm start to the fall season which is officially beginning on thursday. >> it is the holidays that will be coming. >> exactly. >> thanks, lauren. police are on the look out for a thief stealing something unusual from houses in philadelphia they call her binary bandit. look at this video which shows
the woman stealing a zero from the house number at a home on amber street. now it is just one in the series of thefts of zeros and one's, from house numbers in east kensington and fishtown hence, the name binary bandit. >> what do you think they are used for. >> i don't know i don't know, one's and zero's. better than 666, that would be a dangerous number. when it comes to risking social sepat toomey wrote the
"i'm...i've got a whole chapter in my book where i... specifically lay out how i think we should... reform social security." toomey's plan requires wall street and bankers to manage... the accounts. collecting fees
out of your social security that could... total billions. fees they collect, even if the market crashes and... seniors lose everything. pat toomey's looking out for wall street, not pennsylvania. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
the philadelphia mailman is getting well deserved recognition but it had nothing to do with the delivering of mail today. he was honored for saving a life. lynette happily hug her co-worker gary bows and thanked him for saving her life. on july 25th she collapsed due to a heart attack and that is when bows stepped in an administered cpr. he was given an ward from the postal service and university of pennsylvania hospital for saving a life. >> good for gary. national constitution center is celebrating constitution day to day with free admission. it will also offer a kid's town hall ram, and activities throughout the day. the event is attracting 4,000 people, every year, and this years constitution day theme is the executive branch where visitors can go from the campaign trail, all the way to the white house. you know, i think sometimes when you go by there you live here or you are from here you forget how many sites and museums we have. >> absolutely. >> good day to do sight seeing. >> for sure. >> head down to independent hall, check out the history,
little outdoor brunch, beautiful conditions, sunshine takes us to the rest of the day. 79 degrees, low humidity. in the 80's tomorrow same drive but then we will good chance of showers and thunderstorms on sunday. we desperately need rainfall and some showers and activity could linger in the first half of the damon before we clear out become less hume mid to tuesday and then fall officially begins, my favorite season, on thursday. >> me too. >> kind of the perfect forecast. >> today, tomorrow, if you want to do outdoorsy things. >> i go to bed sunday at the 5:00 so rain can come right in. >> it will lull to you sleep. >> thanks, so much. that is "eyewitness news" at noon i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. for lauren and all of us here thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. we are always on line cbs philly.com. >> young and restless is up next. have a great weekend, everybody.
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